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EU funds African force to combat Islamist militants

The European Union committed 50 million euros to help the countries of West Africa's Sahel region set up a multinational force to combat Islamist militant groups.

More than 60,000 migrants reach European shores in 2017

The organization has also recorded at least 1,530 deaths on the Mediterranean in 2017.

Militants attack Coptic Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt’s capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children.

EU joins African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in climate deal push

The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) made the call at a UN climate change conference taking place in Bonn.

Ivory Coast on the brink of civil after nationwide army mutiny

Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast's two largest cities of Abidjan and Bouake as the military said it pressed an operation to quash a four-day nationwide army mutiny over bonus payments.
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EU urges Africans to demand more accountability from their leaders

The European Parliament has appealed for strengthening of Africa's legislative organs like the Pan African Parliament (PAP).
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Anonymous warns for global war

Anonymous has warned that people should start preparing for a third World War as heightened tensions between the US and North Korea threaten to hit boiling point.
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Rugby World Cup: France draws England and Argentina

The ninth Rugby World Cup takes place from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, 2019.
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Meet the Homo naledi, our most primitive human ancestor

A species belonging to the human family tree whose remnants were first discovered in a South African cave in 2013 lived several hundred thousand years ago.
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Warlord Joseph Kony escapes justice

Indicted for killing thousands and kidnapping children to become soldiers and sex slaves, Joseph Kony has been Africa’s most notorious warlord for three decades.
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Donald Trump urged to honor global climate agreement

Many nations urged US President Donald Trump to remain in the global agreement to combat climate change, even if he reduces the ambition of US pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
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Italy rescues 6,000 refugees in one weekend

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), there has been 487 refugee deaths in the Mediterranean as of March 2.

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